Posts Tagged ‘Business and Economy’

Africa 101: The Africa The Never Show You

The real Africa is the one they never show you. The real Africa is hidden beneath a veneer of poverty and hunger and death; a cancerous mass of the face of the earth that the rest of the world term homogenous “Africa.” The real Africa is submerged underneath corruption and greed, underneath tyranny and ostentatious elite, underneath the faces of the people they cannot feed. The real Africa is buried beneath ...

22 Aug 5:56 PM 0 Read More...

Innovation Prize for Africa Announces 2013 Finalists

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, April 25, 2013/ -- Ten African innovators have developed practical solutions to some of the continent’s most intractable problems.  Chosen from more than 900 applications from 45 countries, the finalists for the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2013 provide practical examples of Africa’s investment potential. Experts from across Africa develop market-oriented solutions to address ...

25 Apr 11:11 AM 0 Read More...

“The Cheetah Code” By Jon Gosier on Kickstarter

[vimeo 47374866] [caption id="" align="alignright" width="240"] "Africa Needs Cheetahs, Not Hippos" (Photo credit: Jon Gosier)[/caption] The Cheetah Code is a film and book that explores Africa's new creative class and rapidly evolving technology sector: Africa's youth population (people between 15 and 30) make up over 20% of the continent's population and around 40% of the continent's workforce. The usual story y...

17 Sep 12:28 PM 0 Read More...

Want To Learn Yoruba? There’s An App For That – SpeakYoruba!

Mobile content developer AJA.LA is proud to announce the release of its first mobile app, SpeakYoruba, now available to download in the Apple App Store with dedicated versions for the iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad. SpeakYoruba combines beautifully illustrated flashcards with the iOS touch interface for a fun and easy way to learn Yoruba. Animated flashcards in bright, fun colours for each letter of the Yoru...

14 Aug 11:09 AM 3 Read More...

Infoline: SMS Powered Business Directory in Ghana

Determined to provide an avenue for businesses to reach and connect with customers efficiently, Edward Amartey-Tagoe; co-founder of Nandimobile is focused on creating platforms which empower connections between businesses in Ghana and their customers. They launched a new product, Infoline, one of the biggest mobile business directories in Ghana. Infoline is simply a business directory service that enables mobile ...

12 Jan 10:07 AM 2 Read More...
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